FCPX Auto-Tracker

Precision Point Tracker Tool for FCPX

The FCPX Auto-Tracker is a motion tracking tool created exclusively for Final Cut Pro X.  Easily track text, pictures, logos, videos, and animations to subjects in footage with a single click.  The Auto-Tracker's technology gives users the ability to achieve fast and accurate tracks without having to set a single keyframe.  Track forward, track backwards, and track multiple objects in a single scene.  FCPX Auto-Tracker is a Final Cut Pro X exclusive plugin.

This plugin requires Final Cut Pro 10.3 or higher and Mac OS 10.12 or higher.

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Tracking Objects with FCPX Auto-Tracker

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Point Tracking Made Simple

The FCPX Auto-Tracker makes tracking text, pictures, videos, and animations to subjects an absolute breeze with motion tracking technology.  Simply apply a tracker preset to your footage, select an area, and track!  Completely bypass the the tediousness of manual key-framing with automatic tracking from Pixel Film Studios.

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Modify, Add, and Delete Track points

The FCPX Auto-Tracker allows users to patch-up imperfect tracks with simple controls.  Click on a point to move the track point and hold down the shift key to make adjustments to both scale and rotation.  Utilize the hot-key “Option” + Click to delete unwanted points.  Editors can delete a single track point or many track points at once.  Lastly, Auto-Tracker users can add new points by holding down the option key and click on empty frames.

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Track Multiple Objects per Scene

Place multiple instances of the Auto-Tracker on the same footage to track multiple objects onto different subjects in the same scene.  Auto-Tracker’s interface makes precision motion tracking quick and easy so that you spend cut editing time and achieve amazing results.

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Tracks Scale & Rotation

The FCPX Auto-Tracker features the ability to track rotation and scale, allowing editors to create the illusion of tracking in 3D space.  This feature works best when a subject is moving directly toward the camera.  With built in smoothing options, editors can smooth out scale and rotation tracking data with a single click.

Installing FCPX Auto-Tracker

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How do I Install this plugin in Final Cut Pro X?

Here's how to install this plugin for any Mac operating system.

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Installation Instructions

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Experiencing an installation error?

Installation errors are due to a few reasons. Please take all of the troubleshooting instructions below to ensure your computer is able to install plugins.

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Why is this Happening:

  1. Your version of Mac OS and/or Final Cut Pro are not up to date.
  2. Part of the FCPX motion templates folders were not installed successfully.
  3. The FCPX directories have been moved from where they were installed.

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What is the Solution:

  1. Upgrading is easy and free through the app store. Please make sure both are on the latest version.
  2. Here is a video that shows you how to name the motion template folders correctly. Click here for video tutorial
  3. If the folders were moved from their original location, you will need to reinstall Final Cut Pro, so that the FCPX folders can be restored to their original location.

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How do I uninstall this plugin?

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FCPX Auto-Tracker Tutorials

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How to Track & How to Adjust a Track

This is a two part tutorial series that first demonstrates how to do a basic track using the FCPX Auto-Tracker technology.  The second part of the tutorial shows users how to adjust a track by moving, adding, and deleting points in the case that a track is inaccurate.

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How to Apply an Effect

Start by locating the plugin inside of Final Cut Pro. Click and drag one of the presets unto the photo or video you want to use it on. Make sure you have the video inspector icon selected. This is where you will find the plugin controls. Also make sure to have the effects selected to show or the plugin controls will not show.

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How to use a Drop Zone

The FCPX Auto-Tracker include presets that include drop zones for your text, pictures, videos, and graphics.  Watch the video above if you are unfamiliar with how to use drop zones in Final Cut Pro X.

FCPX Auto-Tracker Frequently Asked Questions

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Where do I find this plugin?

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  • Once the installation is complete, and you have restarted both FCPX and your computer , you can find this plugin in the FCPX Effects and Titles library.
  • If you are unsure on how to locate the different libraries inside FCPX. Click Here for a Video Tutorial.

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How do I apply this plugin onto my media?

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Click and drag the photo or video onto your media. Click Here for a Video Tutorial. 

FCPX Auto-Tracker Troubleshooting

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The plugin stopped tracking my object

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This may be due to the fact that the object being tracked left the screen. Simply follow the steps in the tutorial video to fix this issue. 

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Can't use the plugin on the timeline?

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This plugin requires users to drag the effect unto a photo or video. Click Here for a Video Tutorial.

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I am missing controls. I don't see a (TRACK FORWARD) or (TRACK BACKWARDS) buttons.

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Why is this Happening:

  • Scenario 1: You installed the plugin without being on the latest version of Mac OS and/or Final Cut Pro.
  • Scenario 2: You've updated your Mac OS and/or Final Cut Pro, and the plugin installer is outdated.

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What is the Solution:

  • Scenario 1: Update your Mac OS and/or Final Cut Pro to the latest version through the App Store. Then reinstall the latest version of the plugin.
  • Scenario 2: Login to your account, re-download the plugin installer, and install.

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Can't find the plugin after installation?

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Why is this Happening:

  • Scenario 1: The plugin is not properly installed.
  • Scenario 2: The plugin is properly installed, you may be looking in the wrong section in Final Cut Pro.

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What is the Solution:

  • Scenario 1: With Final Cut Pro closed, run the installer until reaching the successfully installed message. Now restart your computer and open Final Cut Pro.
  • Scenario 2: Search the FAQ section on the product page to see where the plugin is located. Now search this section in Final Cut Pro to locate the plugin.

Click Here Learn How to Search Final Cut Pro X Libraries

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I installed FCPX Auto-Tracker and see a red screen similar to this.

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Why is this Happening:

This means that Final Cut Pro is currently out of date.

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What is the Solution:

Update Final Cut Pro. You can update by going to the app store.

Click Here to Watch Troubleshooting Video